Tagged: breathing

Shallow Water Blackout: Why It Happens and How to Prevent It

Holding your breath underwater for a prolonged period of time can be deadly. A condition known as shallow water blackout can occur if you “faint” in the water, which can have tragic consequences if rescue isn’t immediate. Learn how shallow water blackout occurs so you can prevent it from happening to you, your child, or […]

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Turn off the Tech: Modern Mindfulness Tips

Modern technology and daily stressors seem to pull our attention in ten different ways at once. It’s easy to get lost in a social media newsfeed, read a succession of blog articles, or get hooked on Youtube videos or Netflix episodes. What better way to avoid the temptation by eliminating it altogether! Limiting your and […]

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Take a Minute to Breathe

Breathing is one of the best ways to unwind, relax, and lower stress levels. Taking a minute for some mindful breathing several times a day will help clear your mind and relax your body. Let’s explore why breathing techniques are used to relax you and improve your health.

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Safety First: Abdominal Bracing and Breathing

Safety is the #1 priority when it comes to weight training. Having poor lifting form can result in back pain or severe injuries to your spine. Using abdominal bracing and breathing techniques will give you proper posture and stabilize your back while lifting.

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Breathing Techniques for a More Effective Workout

Listen to the instructor in a class and they will often tell you to breath. What is the importance of breathing actively and intentionally during exercise? Have you wondered what the big deal is with breathing in a yoga class, or a Pilates class? What kind of breathing do you do with weight lifting? Is it necessary […]

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